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Church of St. Ignatius Loyola

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 25, 2019
1. Church of St. Ignatius Loyola Marker
Inscription.  This church, designed in the baroque manner by Ditmars and Schickel, was dedicated in 1898 by Michael Augustine Corrigan, third Archbishop of New York. The parish was founded in 1851 and worshipped in a church on this site named in honor of St. Lawrence O’Toole. The lower church still bears the name of this Irish saint. The parish has been entrusted to the care of the Society of Jesus since 1866.

 
Erected 1962 by the New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 46.734′ N, 73° 57.507′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and East 84th Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 980 Park Ave, New York NY 10028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Regis High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Park Avenue Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Gouverneur and Nathalie Bailey Morris House
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 25, 2019
2. Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
The marker is visible at the corner.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ada Louise Huxtable (about 400 feet away); 1025 Park Avenue (about 400 feet away); Pale Male (about 700 feet away); Jerome Robbins (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Church of St. Ignatius Loyola. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .  The Church of St. Ignatius Loyola -- 980 Park Avenue. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola interior image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 25, 2019
3. Church of St. Ignatius Loyola interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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